Robert Higgs Interviewed: The Expanding Pork for Military Pay and Towns
Posted: Thu. September 15, 2011
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Independent Institute Senior Fellow Robert Higgs is interviewed by Scott Horton of Antiwar Radio on the widening gap between public and private sector pay, the increasing affluence of military towns compared with others, the disappearance of traditional checks on government power, and the predation and incremental ratchet effect of expanding governmental powers that increase temporarily during wartime but never really recede.
Recorded: Fri. August 27, 2010
Experts: Robert Higgs
Issues: Economic History and Development (U.S.), Government Power, Labor and Employment, Terrorism and National Crises